Indian Couple on Family Reunion in UAE Killed in Accident During Desert Safari

Dubai: An Indian couple, on their first visit to the UAE for a family reunion, was killed and five others from the same family, including two children, were injured when a vehicle in which they were travelling crashed during a desert safari in Sharjah, according to a media report. The couple, identified as 42-year-old Rohinibahen Vinodbhai Patel and her husband 47-year-old Vinodbhai Patel, hailed from Baroda in Gujarat. While Rohinibahen died on the spot, Vinodbhai Patel suffered a cardiac arrest after the collision and died a few hours later at…

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17 die in Delhi hotel fire, burning wooden corridor panels block escape

17 die in Delhi hotel fire, burning wooden corridor panels block escape

The death toll after a fire in a hotel in New Delhi’s congested Karol Bagh area rose to 17 as rescuers looked for survivors on Tuesday, chief fire brigade official said. Television news channels said a woman and a child were among the dead, who tried to escape by jumping from a window of the hotel located in the busy shopping area of the Capital. Fire officer Vipin Kenta said the two people had jumped off the Hotel Arpit Palace on Gurudwara Road out of panic when the fire broke…

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Groom falls in drain after bridge collapses due to ‘baraat’ dance in Noida

Fifteen persons, part of a wedding procession (baraat), including the groom, fell into a drain when the bridge they were dancing on collapsed in Hoshiyarpur village of Noida’s Sector 52 on Saturday night. Two children were injured. The incident took place around 9.30pm when 15 persons, including the groom, were dancing on a small bridge that collapsed all of a sudden. The bridge, built over a drain, connected the Olive Garden wedding banquet hall’s gate to its lawn. According to eyewitnesses, the wedding procession had been dancing for over 10…

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Young Flamengo football club players die in Rio fire.

A fire has engulfed a dormitory at the youth team training centre of one of Brazil’s biggest football clubs, killing 10 people. The victims have not been named but are said to include young players staying at Ninho de Urubu, the training ground of Flamengo football club in Rio de Janeiro. Three teenagers were also injured, one of them seriously. The cause of the blaze is being investigated. However, one young player said the fire started in an air conditioner in his room. “The air conditioner caught fire, and I…

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Plane breaks apart over California suburb; 5 killed, 2 injured

Five people died and two were injured after a small plane apparently came apart Sunday over a suburban Southern California neighbourhood, raining debris on streets and backyards and igniting a house fire, authorities said. Four people in the house that burned in the city of Yorba Linda were killed, along with the pilot, who was the only person in the twin-engine plane, Orange County Sheriff’s Lt. Cory Martino told reporters. Martino said the dead occupants of the home were two males and two females but did not provide other information…

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4-year-old kid finds gun, shoots pregnant mother in the face

A 4-year-old boy in a Washington state apartment found a loaded gun under a mattress and used it to shoot his pregnant mother in the face, authorities said Sunday. The 27-year-old woman and her boyfriend were watching television in bed Saturday when their son found the gun between the mattress and box spring, King County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Ryan Abbott said. “He unintentionally shot his mom in the face,” Abbott said. The woman, who is eight months pregnant, was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. She was transferred…

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Man buys flat in Bhopal, finds six-month-old dead body hidden in bed box

Man buys flat in Bhopal, finds six-month-old dead body hidden in bed box

The police have found a six-month-old decomposed body hidden in a box bed in a flat in Bhopal’s Bagsewania area on Sunday evening. The flat has reportedly been locked since June last year and the owners have not been seen since that time. The police is still not sure whether the recovered body is that of a man or a woman. “Everything will become clear after the post-mortem and DNA test. We are searching for the flat owners as only they will be able to reveal how the body reached…

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Missing Plane Carrying Footballer Emiliano Sala Found, Say Investigators

The missing plane carrying Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot has been found, investigators told AFP on Sunday. “I can confirm it has been found,” a spokesperson for Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch said. Sala was travelling from France to join up with his new club, Premier League side Cardiff City, in a light aircraft on January 21 when it went missing close to the Channel Islands. Suspected debris from the plane washed up on the Normandy coastline in France last Wednesday. Sala was flying in the Piper PA-46…

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9 coaches of Seemanchal Express derail in Bihar’s Vaishali, 6 dead

9 coaches of Seemanchal Express derail in Bihar’s Vaishali, 6 dead

Six people died on Sunday after nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Seemanchal Express derailed in Vaishali district of Bihar, railway officials said. The accident took place at 3:58 am in Sahadai Buzurg. One general coach, one AC coach B3, three sleeper coaches -S8, S9, S10 and four more coaches have derailed, said East Central Railway spokesperson Rajesh Kumar. The Railways has said that six people have died in the train accident. “Rescue and relief operations are on for derailment of 9 coaches of Jogbani-Anand Vihar Terminal Seemanchal express at Sahadai…

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There Will Be Tight Security at cinema halls in Twin City

Bhubaneswar: A day after three girls were brutally thrashed by a youth in public view outside a cinema hall in the capital city, Commissionerate Police has now decided to beef up security in and around various movie theatres in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Though the accused who assaulted the girls, Sujan Das was arrested today, the incident has raised concerns among the residents of the capital city as earlier last week a journalist was also brutally thrashed by youths inside a cinema hall at Acharya Vihar. According…

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